The Vermont Cynic

Lacrosse suffers defeat in conference game

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

April 8, 2017

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

On a day where Vermont men’s lacrosse celebrated the program’s 40th anniversary, University of Hartford spoiled the Catamounts’ party. The Hawks defeated UVM 15-13 Apr. 1 at Virtue Field in a rematch of the 2016 America East Championship, which Hartford also won. The start of the game was pushed back 45 minutes due ...

Soccer begins preparing for new season with wins

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Sports Writer

April 7, 2017

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The men’s soccer team has started their preparation for next season with a couple of close offseason wins. Vermont defeated The College of St. Rose 1-0 in a home scrimmage, before travelling to West Point to play Army West Point, winning 2-1. These games were Vermont’s first under new head coach Rob Dow’s charge. Fo...

UNC Tar Heels wins the dance, defeats Gonzaga

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Sports Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under March Madness, Sports

Saturday night was a big night in the college basketball world, as the 4 remaining teams squared off at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. As a reward for their success, the NCAA grants the remaining four teams the opportunity to play in a professional football stadium. This tradition continued Saturday ni...

Senior Catamounts take a bow

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

April 6, 2017

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

With the season over, three men’s basketball players have played their last game in green and gold. The class of 2017 consists of two four-year seniors, as well as a transfer who joined the team as a junior. The four-year seniors compiled a career record of 94-45.Kurt Steidl Though his career didn’t end the way he wanted to, Steid...

Established stars looking to end duo’s domination

Eribert Volaj, Sports Editor

April 3, 2017

Filed under Columns, Sports

For nearly a decade now, the title of the best soccer player in the world has belonged to one of two men: Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo. Since Ricardo Kaka won the Ballon d’Or in 2007, with Ronaldo coming second and Messi third, the duo have won the award a combined nine times: Messi has five, and...

Vermont first-year skier wins national title

Greg Mandozzi, Sports Writer

April 2, 2017

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Vermont continued its historic year in sports with yet another achievement, this time from the skiing team. First-year skier Paula Moltzan raced to victory at the 2017 NCAA Championship, winning the national title for women’s slalom. Part of a banner day on the slopes for the Catamounts, Moltzan’s big win helped to mov...

Soccer recruit diverse athletes

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

The Vermont women’s soccer team will take the field next fall without seven current seniors, who will be replaced by six incoming first-year players. The Catamounts posted a 7-8-4 record in the 2016 season, and watched their season come to a close after a 1-0 loss to the University of Hartford in the second round of the Amer...

Upsets continue as Final Four is confirmed

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017

Filed under March Madness, Sports

The college basketball world was blessed with a plethora of great March Madness games this weekend. The Elite Eight kicked off Saturday night March 25 when the No. 1 seeded Gonzaga University stacked up against the No. 11 seeded Xavier University. Gonzaga was the first team to punch their ticket to the Final Four with an 8...

Basketball season ends on high note

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 31, 2017

Filed under Sports

A historic season has come to an end for men’s basketball. The 2016-17 season saw the team break numerous records. UVM set a new program record for overall wins with 29, including a 21-game win streak stretching Dec. 29 to March 11. This streak included a 16-0 record in America East, the first time in conference history...

Hockey season ends in defeat

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 27, 2017

Filed under Sports

The men’s hockey season has come to a close following a heartbreaking 7-4 quarterfinal loss to Boston College. The team finished with a record of 20-13-5. Their 10-8-4 record in Hockey East play put them at No. 6 in the conference, their highest finish since the team finished at No. 3 in 2009. The Catamounts outperformed preseason ...

Catamounts fall to Purdue in the round of 64

Catamounts fall to Purdue in the round of 64

March 16, 2017

The Big Dance only lasted one night for UVM, as the No. 13 seeded Catamounts fell to No. 4 seeded Purdue Uni...

Player’s Guide: who is playing, where they’re from and what their season looks like so far

Player’s Guide: who is playing, where they’re from and what their season looks like so far

March 16, 2017

 THE STARTING LINEUP#3 Anthony Lamb t:@Antlamb0120Lamb First-year forward from Rochester,...

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